Texas leaders want more screening and more guns to prevent more shootings

25 May, 2018, 10:08 | Author: Sheri Evans
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Political analysts said if Abbott wanted to implement changes already floated, such as adding more metal detectors in schools and allowing for court orders to remove firearms from a person who presents a danger, he would call for a special legislative session.

Texas Governor Greg Abbott met Tuesday with experts and politicians to discuss how to prevent school shootings, five days after a teenage gunman killed 10 people at a high school in the southern USA state.

The public schools in Santa Fe, Texas, are closed Monday and Tuesday, as the community mourns and grapples with how to put the pieces back together. "I think people are the problem", 16-year-old student Alex Carvey told NBC News.

On Sunday, the first of the funerals took place.

Among the ideas that emerged during the meeting were to institute a statewide monitoring program of students" social media activities and "assistance teams' to help identify troubled children, according to The Dallas Morning News.

"Even through her death, she will continue to be a diplomat".

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Craig Bessent, an assistant superintendent of the Wylie Independent School District in Abilene, said in an interview that he will take part in the roundtable and that he favored more police or security officers and more screening of students as they entered school campuses.

You can't. That is why I have never seen an answer.

Santa Fe is roughly 30 miles southeast of Houston. "This isn't a time for prayers, and study and Inaction, it's a time for prayers, action and the asking of God's forgiveness for our inaction (especially the elected officials that ran to the cameras today, acted in a solemn manner, called for prayers, and will once again do absolutely nothing)", he wrote in a Facebook post on Friday.

"If you have minors in the house, the guns should be secured, because anything just laying out is a risk", Scruggs told HuffPost. "The reality is that we all want guns out of the hands of people who want to murder our children". This is the American people.

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Mr. Cruz and his colleagues use a dopey interpretation of the Second Amendment to avoid addressing gun violence. I've worn a gun over 40 years.

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"I'll get downtime after we've voted all of these NRA shills out of office", a Moms Demand Action member told me yesterday. We have incredible heinous violence as a [video] game, two hours a day in front of their eyes.

Two groups at opposite ends of the gun debate were set to meet Texas Governor Greg Abbott on Wednesday to look for solutions days after a shooter killed 10 people in a Houston-area high school.

The Republican-controlled legislature is out of session until January 2019, making it almost impossible for the state to implement and fund any major changes that come out of this week's talks.

The mother of Shana Fisher, one of the victims, believes her daughter was specifically targeted.

"Her dream was to be an artist", Martinez said.

If the shooter's father in Santa Fe owned the guns in question, he should be legally responsible for this mass shooting for allowing his son to get to the guns.

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